Some Common Myths
⇒ All road observations are negative
⇒ A driver who receives a negative observation is automatically assumed to be guilty.
⇒ Drivers who receive negative road observations are automatically disciplined and terminated.
⇒ People who call 1-800 numbers just do not like truck drivers.
Goals of this Program
⇒ Influence drivers’ behavior on the roadways.Provide the fleet manager with feedback as to how the drivers conduct themselves on the road.
⇒ Provide valuable information on trends and on the effectiveness of vehicle operator’s safety practices.
⇒ Openly express your company’s concern to the public.
⇒ Save costs to your company by helping to prevent accidents or incidents. The Department of Transportation reports the average cost of a collision involving a tractor/trailer is about $17,000, costing the commercial carrier more than a billion dollars annually.
|Expenses of Auto Accident||
Cost in $USD
|Third Party Property Damage||
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Types Of Calls
|Type of Call||
|Unsafe Lane Change||
|Failure to Yield||
|Failure to stop||